The Japanese Way of Tea: From Its Origins in China to Sen Rikyu
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256pp. December 1998
The Japanese Way of Tea: From Its Origins in China to Sen Rikyu
Author: Sen Soshitsu XV; Translator: Morris, V. Dixon;
Almost a millennium before the perfection of chado (the Way of Tea) by Sen Rikyu (1522-1591), the Chinese scholar-official Lu Yu (d. 785) wrote exhaustively about tea and its virtues. Grand Tea Master Sen Soshitsu begins his examination of tea's origins a
"Fills a major gap in the study of tea in English. No other book-length study exists on the origins and development of tea drinking in China and Japan.... [T]he book offers occasional insights into the practice of tea that are true gems, obvious products
Author: Sen Soshitsu XV; Translator: Morris, V. Dixon;
"Basing his writing on extensive research into the primary historical records, [Dr. Sen] tells his story both as a historian and as one of the leading practitioners of chanoyu in Japan and the world. In this dual role of historian and leading practitioner



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